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Baby Acne Treatment Bullhead City AZ

Baby acne, also known as neonatal acne or acne neonatorum, is a common condition seen in newborn babies . Almost 20 percent of newborns suffer from it. Baby acne is characterized by the appearance of pimples or red bumps on the baby's scalp, forehead, and especially the cheeks. Check below for related information, products and services.

Western Arizona Regional Medical Center OT PTNT Im
(928) 704-8889
1245 Hancock Road
Bullhead City, AZ
 
Mohave Heart & Vascular Center
(928) 758-4114
1648 Highway 95
Bullhead City, AZ
 
Niizawa Jeffrey M MD
(928) 763-2500
3003 Highway 95
Bullhead City, AZ
 
Rio Colorado Ear Nose & Throat Clinic
(928) 763-1020
2000 Highway 95 Suite 216
Bullhead City, AZ
 
Tri-State Radiation Oncology - Bullhead City
(928) 763-3600
2755 Silver Creek Road Suite 115
Bullhead City, AZ
 
Marilou Romero Reyes, MD
(732) 928-5372
1555 Ramar Rd
Bullhead City, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Perpetual Help Coll Of Med, Binan, Laguna, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1988

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(928) 758-9500
3015 Highway 95 Suite 106
Bullhead City, AZ
 
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(928) 763-1680
1730 Highway 95
Bullhead City, AZ
 
Western Arizona Regional Medical Center Imaging Se
(928) 763-0238
2735 Silver Creek Road
Bullhead City, AZ
 
Marilou L Romero-Reyes, MD, FAAP
(928) 763-6363
1555 Ramar Rd
Bullhead City, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Baby Acne Treatment in Newborn Babies, Top 4 Myths about Baby Acne

Top 4 Myths About Baby Acne

Baby acne , also known as neonatal acne or acne neonatorum, is a common condition seen in newborn babies . Almost 20 percent of newborns suffer from it.

Baby acne is characterized by the appearance of pimples or red bumps on the baby's scalp, forehead, and especially the cheeks. A rough skin, along with pustules, whiteheads, and blackheads is also a common indication of baby acne.

Myth 1: Baby acne is the same as infantile acne or teenage acne.

This is not true. Baby acne is not the same as infantile acne, which affects older infants over three months old. It also has no connection with the acne that teenagers and adults suffer from.

Myth 2: Baby acne can occur at anytime during childhood.

Actually, baby acne usually affects babies three to four weeks after birth. Sometimes however, babies even exhibit signs of baby acne right from the time they are born. The symptoms may appear and recede intermittently as the baby reaches around four to six months of age.

Myth 3: Baby acne is the result of poor hygiene and nursing.

On the contrary, baby acne is believed to be caused by hormones released by the mother during pregnancy. Absorbed through the placenta, these hormones play an important role in the development of the fetus during the later stages of the pregnancy . These hormones stimulate the oil glands present in the baby's skin and are thought to cause baby acne.

The symptoms may...

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